“No, You Can’t Sue Starbucks For Putting Too Much Ice In Your Drink, Judge Rules”

“In an epic takedown of a ruling issued Friday, a federal judge tossed a fraud lawsuit against Starbucks, dismissing claims that the coffee chain was defrauding customers by using a misleading amount of ice in their cold (i.e. iced) beverages.” [Julia Wick, LAist, earlier] More: ABA Journal (similar actions had been filed in L.A., Chicago, Starbucks moving to dismiss Chicago suitas well).


  • If you can’t sue a corporation on the assumption that an average consumer is more ignorant than a three-year-old, won’t our entire legal profession fall apart?


    • Thinking about that for a sec, I’m left wondering if perhaps you’re right.